NEW JERSEYANS ASSESS THEIR TAXES

Posted at 12:01 am March 18, 1997, in Earlier Press Releases and Polls, Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, Taxes

Since January 1994, when Governor Whitman took office, there has been a 30% reduction in the state income taxes paid by New Jerseyans and about 4-in-I 0 say they have benefited at least some from this program. In contrast, more than half of the state’s residents report that their local property taxes have gone up in the past year. Overall, close to 6-in-10 who have had an increase in their local property taxes say it is a result of the 30% state income tax reduction. When New Jerseyans evaluate their combined payment for state taxes and local property taxes, 6-in- 10 say they have experienced an increase in the past three years.

 

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